Byte Magazine Volume 07 Number 04 - Human Factors Engineering (THIRD SCAN)
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p.32 The Generic Word Processor, A Word-Processing System for All Your Needs
[author Philip Schrodt]
You'll be amazed by this product's versatility.
p.40 Use Infrared Communication for Remote Control
[author Steve Ciarcia]
Texas Instruments' SN76832AN Infrared Remote-Control Receiver simplifies the tough job of receiving modulated infrared light.
p.50 How to Use Color Displays Effectively , A Look at the Elements of Color Vision and Their Implications for Programmers
[author John Durrett and Judi Trezona]
Color is becoming an affordable option for personal computers, but like any new tool, it has special limitations and requirements.
p.56 A Human-Factors Case Study Based on the IBM Personal Computer
[author Robert G. Cooper Jr., Paul Thain Marston, John Durrett, and Theron Stimmel]
Members of a human-factors evaluation team put the Personal Computer to the test.
p.108 A Human-Factors Style Guide for Program Design
[author Henry Simpson]
Design considerations that make programs userfriendly.
p.134 The Atari Tutorial , Part 8 : Generating Sound with Software
[author Bob Fraser]
The sound capabilities of the Atari 400 and 800 are influenced by the software technique used.
p.158 A Po(r)tpourri of Ideas, Fifth In a Series
[author William Barden Jr.]
Three inexpensive hardware and software projects for a tone generator, a telephone dialer, and an RS-232C output channel.
p.186 The Input/Output Primer, Part 3 : The Parallel and HPIB (IEEE-488) Interfaces
[author Steve Leibson]
An introduction to two common interfaces between computers and other devices.
p.212 User's Column: The Osborne 1, Zeke's New Friends, and Spelling Revisited
[author Jerry Pournelle]
A seasoned computer user takes a look at new products and updates.
p.242 Designing the Star User Interface
[author Dr. David Canfield Smith, Charles Irby, Ralph Kimball, Bill Verplank, and Eric Harslem]
The Star User Interface adheres rigorously to a small set of principles designed to make the system seem friendly by simplifying the human-machine interface.
p.284 Designing a Text Editor? The User Comes First
[author Steven Jong]
A system's power is measured in ease of use.
p.302 Managing Words: What Capabilities Should You Have with a Text Editor?
[author Craig A. Finseth]
The ideal text editor is defined drawing on the experience of many users.
p.322 A Disk Operating System for FORTH, An In-depth Look at How a DOS Operates
[author Peter Reece]
Develop a DOS for the FORTH language and gain an understanding on how all DOSes operate.
p.380 MOD III: TRS-80 Model III Features for Your Model I
[author Joe W. Rocke]
Add video line print, selectable cursor, and automatic key repeat to your TRS-80 Model I.
p.398 Binary-Coded Text, A Text-Compression Method
[author Dr. Richard Tropper]
You can trim text size by 40 percent by encoding common character strings.
p.439 Career Opportunities in Computing
[author Jacqueline Johnston]
Hobby-level interest in computers can lead to a career in the computer industry.
p.447 Converting Apple DOS and Pascal Text Files
[author John B. Matthews]
Now you can exchange information between DOS 3.3 and Pascal Operating Systems.
p.464 A Simple Multiprocessor implementation
[author John Harrington]
A simple connection can be the start of a multiprocessing, multitasking system.
p.472 An introduction to NSC Tiny BASIC, The Language of the INS8073
[author Jim Handy]
National Semiconductor's unique version of Tiny BASIC combines the elegance and efficiency of assembly language with the convenience of a high-level language.
p.76 The Hewlett-Packard Interface Loop-HPIL
[author Robert Katz]
p.96 Strawberry Tree's Dual Thermometer Card for the Apple
[author Dr. William Murray]
p.312 Two Word Processors for North Star
[author Edgar F. Coudal]
p.371 Selector IV by Micro-Ap, An Information-Management Program
[author Jack L. Abbott]
p.6 Editorial: A Revolution in Your Pocket
p.102, 155, 240 Book Reviews: Software Psychology: Human Factors in Computer and Information Systems; The Mind's I: Handbook of Digital IC Applications
p.104 Product Description: The Epson HX-20, The First Byte-sized Computer
p.362 Technical Forum: MicroShakespeare
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p.432, 436 Programming Quickies: A BASIC Program for Home Cryptography; Base Conversion on the TRS-80 Pocket Computer
p.435 Software Received
p.482 System Notes: Easy-Entry Program for Radio Shack's Color Computer
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